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Revitalization: The Missing Function of Government.

How an entrepreneurial redeveloper revitalized a St. Louis neighborhood

An indoor farm helps revitalize a blighted Detroit neighborhood

HUD’s Choice Neighborhoods program revitalizes struggling places

Can vultures help revitalize an economically-desperate Puerto Rico?

Small projects can have big revitalizing effects on downtowns

Rebirth of Philadelphia’s historic, long-vacant Divine Lorraine Hotel

Philadelphia’s own “High Line Park” moves $1 million closer to launch

New women mayors in Madrid & Barcelona push revitalizing change

New medical plant advances downtown Detroit revitalization

3 good mayors reconnect & revitalize Medellín continuously for 12 years

$61.8 million restoration turns historic New York City bridge into public park

Redevelopment to bring affordable housing & river access to West Tampa, FL

Broomfield CO: New organization to beautify & revitalize vacant buildings

Waterfront trail attracts revitalization to Battery Park City (NY)

Killing (or taming) a giant worm will boost quality of life and revitalize a major city

Cleveland inventories neighborhood revitalization assets on foot

Buffalo expands waterfront boardwalk to boost downtown revitalization

Australian mayors say “the greener a city is, the greater it is”.

$184 million redevelopment coming for Memphis Fairgrounds?

Wildlife returns as the Passaic River is reborn in New Jersey

Detroit’s bus tour of black neighborhood economic recovery & resilience

Louisville to transform abandoned 23-acre waterfront dump into botanical garden

Fighting Suburban Blight: A growth trend for Community Development Corporations?

Revitalizing Kensington: Is North Philadelphia due for a comeback?

Restoring, repurposing & reviving a historic cemetery estate in Philadelphia

Green renovation of historic NYC health center boosts neighborhood

Native bull trout reintroduction in Oregon proves it’s possible

Cars Kill Cities: Dublin joins revitalizing trend, banning them downtown

Cleveland redevelopment links art, education, healthcare, neighborhoods

LEED-Gold downtown market revitalizes Grand Rapids neighborhood

Developer helps revitalize town at “epicenter” of 2008 economic crash

Oregon might create urban land banks to clean up and redevelop brownfields

Visionary Baltimore redevelopment stimulates neighborhood revitalization

Massive redevelopment could change Detroit’s thinking on revitalization.

$500 million Navy base redevelopment approved in Alameda CA

Urban planner pushes reuse of 35 dilapidated Baltimore buildings

Winery on reclaimed urban land is revitalizing a Cleveland neighborhood

Operation Restoration underway: Restoring a Pacific paradise

Chattanooga plans $3 million renovation of downtown public park

Landmark downtown Dallas hotel reopening after $46.5M renovation

NY state brownfield program (crucial to Buffalo revitalization) is renewed

Old factory to become urban fish farm, arts center & farmers market

$700 million salmon restoration program needs 4 more dam removals

Reviving dead space under elevated structures to revitalize neighborhoods

Benton Harbor (MI) to turn downtown parking lot into park & Resiliency Plaza

Linking Japanese rural revitalization to renewable energy production

Restorative Water Infrastructure: A model for the future

£200 million regeneration to make Stirling, Scotland a cultural & economic leader

Is undoing bad urban planning a growth industry? Here’s world’s largest example.

Humane Adaptive Reuse: Old city buses to become mobile homeless shelters

The revitalization of Pittsburgh from a UK perspective

Franklin County Courthouse (MA) to get green roof in $60 million renovation

New York City to create public wi-fi by repurposing old phone booths

Cleveland puts people over cars, restoring park to revitalize downtown

Restoration of Chicago’s infamous “creek of rotten carcasses” stalls

Entrepreneurs & planner revitalizing historic Montana mining town of Butte

Spectacular renovation of old Tuscan farmhouse using local materials

A Rustbelt city’s downtown revival is powered by young people

Witnessing the miracle of ecological restoration first-hand

$50 million renovation of historic Toronto water facilities announced

Detroit’s new green infrastructure to help restore regional waterways

Brazilian president commits to restoring up to 30 million acres of forest

BP agrees to pay $18.7 billion to restore & revitalize Gulf Coast

Judge upholds EPA plan to restore Chesapeake Bay (& quotes Robert Frost)